Technology is redefining documentary photography in strange and different ways. As many of us adopt new routines for staying home as much as possible, we need to also develop new solutions for adapting our photography practice remotely. These restrictions can be particularly challenging because so many creative projects thrive on collaboration. But through limitation and obstacle, artists are finding new opportunities such as using Zoom and Facetime to keep photographing virtually while in quarantine. Virtual Storytelling allows students to explore new ways to develop photography projects. Students are encouraged to research, photograph, build audio or video recordings and collaborate virtually to create new projects. Students will leave this course with a short term virtual multimedia project through ongoing assignments and group critiques.
Jordana Bermúdez is a freelance documentary photographer born in Mexico and currently based in New York. Her work focuses on women’s issues and gender inequality, including her latest project, Girls Can’t Skate, about the all-female skateboarding community in New York City. The images were captured before the COVID-19 pandemic and then during the lockdown via FaceTime.
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Attention: This class has been moved online in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with information and a link to take this course at it’s scheduled time.
To participate in an online course, students will need access to a desktop, laptop, or tablet with an internet connection. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.